Conference stories, news interviews, and social justice opportunities.
Lori and Bryan rocked their presentation at the Access Services conference (Beth heard they were asked to write up their talk in the Journal of Access Services). Lori is live google doc-ing her notes.
An OPB film crew was in SCARC on Monday to do a video shoot of OSU related materials from our collections. They also taped a Q&A session with Bill Robbins in the Wilson Room. The footage will be used in their Oregon Experience episode on OSU, slated to air in May.
Dr. Seunghae Lee who has conducted studies in the library
previously, has been in the library this week at a table with a visiting
scholar, Dr. Han, conducting an IRB
approved survey “Library Users’ Social Styles and the Servicescape
Evaluation”. She said she will share
their results with us.
The Library Faculty Association Seminar Series is taking place on December 8th from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Willamette Classrooms. Come on by for some light refreshments, or tune in via Webex.
Social Justice Education Initiative for Fall term! The SJEI is a professional development program from Academic Affairs for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Custom and unit-level delivery is possible in addition to these general workshops. Space is limited, register today http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46
Metadata LT3 – Sarah
Imholt will be starting on November 15th in this position. She’ll be located in a cubicle in the Admin
area of the 4th floor. Come
stop by and say hello!
Monograph Acquisitions LT3 – On hold.
Serials Acquisitions LT3 – UABC is working on the offer letter for our candidate.
Cataloging LT3 – UABC is working on the offer letter for our candidate.
Cataloging LT3 – See the above update.
Science Librarian – The committee is planning on submitting a recommendation to the hiring official soon.
Resource Sharing/CM Unit Manager – We're waiting on the signed offer letter currently.
“The framers of our Constitution firmly believed that a republican government could not endure without intelligence and education generally diffused among the people. The Father of his Country, in his Farewell Address, uses this language: Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.”
― Ulysses S. Grant
Can you guess the animal’s person?
This pupper is Tilly, who is a frequent library user. This pup enjoys playing in water, howling, and going for long walks. A more loveable pup you will be hard-pressed to find.
Answers can be shared with colleagues and guessed among the office. Next week’s newsletter will have the owner’s name. Last week’s pet was Meggie Zamora-Saunders’ goat, Tonantzin.
Anne-Marie spent last week at the Access Services conference with Bryan and Lori. The conference was full of great content, and Anne-Marie is still processing it all. A couple of highlights --